Topic: Environment

Goodman Elementary teachers and Walk on the Wildside coordinators, Tarri Miller and Carrie Donovan, and ACC WOW coordinator Peggy Quinn will be talking about the benefits that Walk on the Wildside at the Molly Hollar Wildscape provides to their elementary students and how it benefits ACC. Free.

Meetings are held on the fourth Thursday evening each month, except for November and December.

Social and snacks @ 6:30 pm, educational lecture @ 7 pm.

Volunteers needed the third Saturday of each month (except June, July, August & December) to help plant, mulch and weed nursery trees. Wear closed toe shoes, a hat and sunscreen. Water, safety glasses tools provided.

Info: Tyler Wright,

Mingle with other green folks at this monthly gathering. 

The cities where we live are heating up, but the places where we live need to be cool. Managing urban heat in an increasingly hot and dry climate is necessary to protect public health, infrastructure, the economy and quality of life. Trees and green infrastructure are a priority for urban heat management.  


Dr. Brian Stone, Jr.


Despite three state air plans over 15 years, DFW has yet to meet the 1997 federal smog standard.

Now, even as we’re still trying to meet an almost 20- year smog standard, a new, stricter standard is being enforced. The deadline for meeting it is 2018. The new plan for how to meet it must be turned into EPA by 2015. That plan is being written now. And you can help make it much better....

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The Village Park Eco Home is a net zero-energy ready house demonstrating how to build a high-performance, energy efficient, healthy home using building science. Sustainable and recycled materials are included resulting in minimal impact on the environment. The house is a certified DOE Challenge Home, Energy Star Home and Green Built Texas Home.

Tours are being held on the weekends...

1 mile/5K walk and fun run for humans and dogs, benefitting the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge. $5-$30.

Green celebrity Ed Begley Jr will be at Earth Day Texas talking about his sustainable lifestyle.

Saturday, April 26, 3-4pm 
Sunday, April 27, 1-2 pm